Vocal-based instruments have come a long way in recent years with word and phrase builders emulating a real singer. Matt Vanacoro got multilingual with East West Voices of the Empire
Propellerhead tells us their new beat creation device, Umpf Club Drums rack extension, offers everything musicians need to make pumping, club-ready drum tracks in Reason.
Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.
ALK2 is a sequencer that lets you pre-plan where you will record and where the sequencer will play back your recording. Great for live performers, and now the Solo edition is just €39!
The most difficult aspect of using audio loops in your music productions is to make them sound like you, while being extremely creative with them. Output Arcade looks to solve this issue in style.
This touch controller can process not only CV but also audio, and both at the same time if you wish. Jade Wii was excited to test out a totally unique way of shaping sound.
Mastering is a key production technique but one that's evolved over time. Joe Albano explains its history, and how it works in Logic Pro X.
Eventide's first Eurorack module is the EuroDDL, a multi talented delay unit. In his review, Loopop puts it to the test to find out exactly what it can do...
These two new sample-based instruments from Keepforest aim to cover all the bases for creative sound design for music, games, film and TV.
Ableton Certified Trainer Noah Pred took his extensive knowledge of Live’s rack systems and put it to good use in Toolkit 001. Joshua Casper put them to the test...
The next generation of Waves plugins is here. Waves V10 is for existing users and will help future proof your sessions, continue to receive plugin updates and get new plugins in premium bundles.
Logic Pro X has multiple tools for editing MIDI and each one has its own specific strengths. Joe Albano explains when you might want to turn to which one for the best results.
The Korg Monotron is a super popular, super affordable, super small analog ribbon synth. If it had its own 2-octave keyboard, MIDI and a larger footprint would it be more playable?
Deadbeat AKA Scott Monteith is a Canadian-born, Berlin-based producer with a lifelong love of dub and techno. We caught up with him to talk tech, composition and the state of the industry.
On the fourth anniversary of Spark 2, Arturia have released an update to keep this sequencer, drum machine, sampler and synth/recording studio at the top of its game.